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The Queen’s Hall

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85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
01316682019 www.thequeenshall.net

Edinburgh’s leading Classical Music venue

August 2022

Lagrime Mie: Songs of Prayer & Solitude – Edinburgh International Festival 2022

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£13 – £37

Hot on the heels of its five-star performances of Dido’s Ghost at last year’s Edinburgh International Festival, Dunedin Consort returns with an intimate programme of music for tenor and chamber ensemble, featuring Nicholas Mulroy. This expressive and introspective programme explores music by Schütz, Monteverdi, Buxtehude and Francesca Caccini, and concludes with Venetian composer Barbara Strozzi’s remarkable miniature cantata, Lagrime mie.

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December 2022

Children’s Messiah

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£5

Fun for all the family is guaranteed in Dunedin Consort’s interactive, 45-minute Children’s Messiah — specially crafted with little ears in mind! Guided by Mr Handel himself, they’ll be whizzing through some of his greatest hits, with plenty of fun and games along the way. Suitable for all ages. With BSL interpretation. 

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Messiah

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£6 – £26.50

‘Almost every city in the UK has its annual Christmas Messiah, but there can’t be any as stylish or as polished as this one’, wrote BachTrack. And who can argue with that? Our annual performances of Handel’s masterpiece are a seasonal staple, the music still as fresh and uplifting now as it ever was. Join us and our stellar cast of soloists in performances across Scotland this Christmas, and start off the festive season as you mean to go on.

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February 2023

Haydn Symphonies

Sunday 12th February @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£5 – £26.50

Dunedin Consort is joined by guest director and harpsichordist Peter Whelan for this sparkling trilogy of early Haydn symphonies. Composed in his early days at the Court of Eszterháza, together they trace a journey from early morning sunrise, through the bright splendour of midday to a fun-filled, celebratory evening. And at the centre, our very own Jonathan Manson performs C.P.E. Bach’s sunny cello concerto in A major. These orchestral gems demand virtuosic playing from every member of the ensemble —…

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April 2023

Matthew Passion

Thursday 6th April @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£5 – £26.50

Bach’s setting of the Passion story — an astonishing tale of persecution, betrayal and forgiveness — is a work of staggering musical virtuosity and accomplishment. This is music that pushes and pulls us, that draws us inexorably inwards and Awhich remains overwhelmingly moving, year after year. But it is just as much a story about love. About how each of us, spiritual or otherwise, can find solace and community through love and redemption, and take courage from the knowledge that hope…

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